Late last year, Western Digital launched their My Cloud series, first with a single-drive My Cloud, and immediately followed up with a beefier small-office product, the 4-drive My Cloud EX4. Then earlier this year, they filled My Cloud...
With the My Cloud Mirror directly connected to our testbed (static IP) to minimize network traffic interference, we performed some large file copies to and from the Mirror:
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There are several options available depending on what you'd like to accomplish. You can view the software download page directly at this link. Here's a pic for reference:
Here are some shots of the various dashboard options on the My Cloud. There is some additional detail / slides on the equivalent page of our EX2 piece:
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If desired, you can configure...
Here's the My Cloud Mirror with the lid popped:
Drives can be easily hot swapped with the device still on, though the swaps are not completely tool-less as you'd have to swap over the...
Here are some goodies from yesterdays briefings at the 2014 Samsung SSD Summit:
Slides from the 3D V-NAND discussion. These provide some additional visuals for what I explained in the intro to the 850 PRO series SSD review:
Samsung has certainly been pushing the envelope in the SSD field. For the past two years straight, they have launched class leading storage products, frequently showing outside-the-box thinking. Their 840 PRO series was an impressive MLC performer to say...
Seeking asylum at some random baggage claim area?
Guess again. Here's a hint:
Excellent fragmentation resiliency
10 Year Warranty (yeah, I said it)
Performance Over Time:
After a particularly fragmenting portion of our test sequence, I run a couple of HDTach passes to get a feel for how well the drive can defragment portions of itself on-the-fly, and without TRIM at play. I use these results to...